Golf promotion linked to tourism promotion in JK: Advisor Ganai

Golf promotion linked to tourism promotion in JK: Advisor Ganai

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today said efforts are on for aggressive promotion of golf in the State as it constitutes an important component of State’s tourism sector. The Advisor said this while addressing the concluding ceremony of two-day PHDCCI Golf Tourism Conclave and Tournament at Royal Springs Golf Course here. The tournament saw […]

Municipal Elections: Chief Electoral Officer issues guidelines for candidates

Municipal Elections: Chief Electoral Officer issues guidelines for candidates

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra has issued a slew of guidelines enumerating the rules and eligibility conditions vis-à-vis the age and electoral roll status of the contesting candidates for the upcoming Municipal Elections. According to a notification issued by the CEO the minimum age to contest elections to the Municipal Corporations, Councils […]

Judicial custody of journalist Asif Sultan extended till Oct 1

Judicial custody of journalist Asif Sultan extended till Oct 1

Srinagar: A court here on Saturday extended the judicial remand of Journalist Asif sultan, arrested by police last month, till October 1. Aisf Sultan, Assistant Editor at a local magazine Kashmir Narrator, was picked up by police from his residence in Batamaloo here on late evening of August 27. After six days of detention, he […]

2 youth booked under PSA after bail granted by court

2 youth booked under PSA after bail granted by court

Srinagar: Two youth from north Kashmir’s Lolab valley have been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to Kot Balwal jail in the Jammu region. Reports reaching news gathering agency GNS said that Firdous Ahmad Shah, son of Bashir Ahmad Shah and Adil Hussain son of Ghulam Mohammad, both residents of Shatmuqam Lolab were […]

Dialogue imperative to end violence: Mainstream parties

Dialogue imperative to end violence: Mainstream parties

Srinagar: The mainstream political parties here on Saturday termed the cancellation of meeting between foreign ministers of India and Pakistan as ‘unfortunate’, saying that the two neighbouring countries must sit to end sufferings of Jammu and Kashmir people. Talking to KNS news agency, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief, G A Mir said […]

Soldier injured in firing near LoC in Tanghdar

Soldier injured in firing near LoC in Tanghdar

Srinagar: A soldier was injured in the ongoing gunfight with militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday. A police officer told GNS that army’s 20 JAT challenged the movement of a group of militants near Eagle Post along the LoC early on Saturday. After being […]

Dr Farooq says killing of 3 cops aimed at disturbing peace

Dr Farooq says killing of 3 cops aimed at disturbing peace

Srinagar: Expressing his anguish over the killing of three constables of Jammu and Kashmir police by militants in south Kashmir district of Shopian on Friday, National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah said such acts are not only aimed at disturbing peace but also causing discomfort and loss to the society. A police spokesman said […]

Assault of Kashmiri student in Mohali: Police files FIR, college orders internal inquiry

Assault of Kashmiri student in Mohali: Police files FIR, college orders internal inquiry

Srinagar: Punjab police has filed a case in connection with the assault of a Kashmiri student inside a college in Mohali Friday night. On Saturday, scores of Kashmiri students staged protest demonstrations in Mohali alleging that their colleague was assaulted by unknown persons inside the Adesh Institute of Technology and Management, Mohalli Friday night. GNS […]

Food Business Operators asked to get registered

Food Business Operators asked to get registered

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Food safety, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar today called upon all the un-registered Food Business Operators (FBOs) as well as those intending to start a food business to get themselves registered as it is mandatory for carrying out the business practice. The Commissioner said that although Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) […]